Posted on: May 15, 2017

Bring Me Back Wins First Place Award

glass PRism award

SWACO and public relations firm, FrazierHeiby, win first place PRism award for the Bring Me Back program. 

Bring Me Back is an educational program which was launched last fall and is aimed at encouraging residents to recycle their plastic bags at part...

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Posted on: April 23, 2017

Board Opening

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) is accepting letters of interest for one available position on the SWACO Board of Trustees. The position is representing the public. The two-year term begins June 21, 2017, and expires June 20, 2019.


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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Earth Day

Every year, since 1970, there have been sustainable and earth focused activities during the month of April, and especially on April 22 - Earth Day.

But do you know the history of how Earth Day came to be? In a nutshell…

U.S Senator Gaylord Nelson fro...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Earth Week in Columbus

Since 2007, thanks to Green Columbus, this area has benefited from more than 100,000 hours of resident “green” service.

Service sites vary in size from 5 to 300 volunteers, and range from neighborhood litter sweeps, community gardens, and river...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

It's Spring!

Consider these simple tips this Spring to have even more green in your life.

  • Avoid the use of chemicals in the garden or on the lawn. They eventually end up in the water systems and can upset the delicate balance of lifecycles
  • Collect rainwater to water you...
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